The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++ Developer
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 54 64
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.38% 0.86% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.93% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -1.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.13% +7.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 496 540 811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 93.94% 92.62% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 303 474
Median daily rate £358 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 25
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 £32.50 £80.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Glasgow

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ Developer in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in Glasgow

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Developer in Glasgow

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Sybase
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg